Learning Support Assistant

Lewisham, London
Date Posted: 13 Jun 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Learning Support Assistant

Lewisham, London
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Join Our Team as a Learning Support Assistant

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students? Do you have experience working with children and a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment? We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our team at a mainstream secondary school in Lewisham. This full-time, long-term position is available for an immediate start and will continue until the end of the academic year.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children is essential.
  • A valid DBS check on the update service is a must.
  • Experience in supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) is required.
  • A compassionate and patient attitude towards students' learning and development.


As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that every student receives the support they need to thrive academically and socially. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  1. Individualised Support: Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with diverse learning needs.
  2. Classroom Assistance: Collaborate with teachers to create an inclusive classroom environment, assisting in the delivery of lessons.
  3. Resource Preparation: Prepare and adapt learning materials to cater to the individual needs of students with SEND.
  4. Behavioural Support: Work closely with the school's SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to implement strategies for managing challenging behaviours.
  5. Progress Monitoring: Regularly assess and record students' progress, communicating effectively with teachers, parents, and other stakeholders.


The salary for this position will be dependent on experience, offering a competitive rate reflective of your skills and dedication.

Immediate Start:

This is an immediate start opportunity, allowing you to make a positive impact on students' lives right away.

About the School:

Our secondary school in Lewisham is dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students. Join a team of passionate educators who are committed to making a difference in the lives of young individuals.

If you are a motivated individual with a genuine interest in supporting students with diverse learning needs, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position. Take the next step in your career and contribute to the success of our students. Apply now by submitting your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in the role. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of our dynamic educational community!

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